DevOps Engineering Lead at Govini | Powderkeg

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Employment Type: Full-Time

Team: Engineering

Company Description

Govini is a decision science firm dedicated to transforming the business of national security through data science and machine learning. Through its National Security Knowledge Graph and Decision Science Platform, Govini delivers objective, decision-grade information at scale to the national security enterprise, so that leaders can better direct investments to innovation and modernization. Govini has offices in Arlington, Virginia, San Francisco, California, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Job Description

We are seeking a skilled and dedicated DevOps Engineering Lead to join our Engineering team. As the DevOps Engineering Lead at Govini, you will be essential to crafting and implementing the DevOps processes and implementations within Govini.In order to do this job well, you must be obsessed with quality, efficiency, and love working with diverse technologies. You have a strong understanding of DevOps principles, automation, and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD). Our ideal candidate is someone who is energized by building scalable technology to support the defense and intelligence communities. This is a team member position, working onsite in our Pittsburgh, PA office.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Lead DevOps initiatives from ideation through implementation as well as the day to day of a small team of junior DevOps engineers
  • Lead Agile ceremonies for the DevOps team
  • Design, deploy, monitor, and scale Govini services utilizing AWS and modern DevOps tools
  • Build and support a CI/CD infrastructure utilizing Gitlab, Jenkins, Helm, and KubernetesWork closely with QA engineers to integrate automated tests into the CI/CD pipeline
  • Integrate security tools into the CI/CD pipeline and remediate infrastructure findings
  • Troubleshoot production problems related to software applications
  • Experimenting with and learning relevant cutting-edge technologies
  • Collaborate with product managers, software engineers, data engineers, data scientists, and QA engineers to define and implement automated DevOps processes


  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of relevant DevOps Engineering experienceExperience running container-based architectures in production (Docker, Kubernetes, Helm)Linux/Unix experience, including command line and shell scripting
  • Hands-on operational AWS/GCP/Azure experience

We firmly believe that past performance is the best indicator of future performance. If you thrive in ambiguity, are a self-starter, and care about solving technical problems in the national security domain, we’re eager to hear from you.

Govini is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary
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    DevOps Engineering Lead
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  • Employment Type
    Full time
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